Synonyms for uprising

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uhp-rahy-zing, uhp-rahy-zing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈʌpˌraɪ zɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪ zɪŋ

Définition of uprising

Origin :
  • mid-13c., "action of rising from death or the grave, resurrection," from up + rising (n.). Meaning "action of rising from bed" is recorded from c.1300; sense of "insurrection, popular revolt" first attested 1580s.
  • noun disturbance
Example sentences :
  • In a moment all restraint was banished in the uprising of his great love.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • But, if he really desired to take part in this uprising, how was I to let him know?
  • Extract from : « A Romance of the West Indies » by Eugne Sue
  • There was a sudden stir, and an uprising of dark forms on all sides.
  • Extract from : « Frank Merriwell Down South » by Burt L. Standish
  • There were no grounds for any such fears, nor for any anticipations of an uprising.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1 » by John Charles Dent
  • The uprising had been directed against the British troops alone.
  • Extract from : « The River of Darkness » by William Murray Graydon
  • There must be an uprising of our own will and a deliberate choice of God.
  • Extract from : « The Preacher and His Models » by James Stalker
  • The conversation turned to the uprising of the weavers in 1844.
  • Extract from : « Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 3, May 1906 » by Various
  • On the day of the uprising each patriot will be told where to go for equipment.
  • Extract from : « Long Live the King » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Grief began to turn to hate against the man who was said to have provoked the uprising.
  • Extract from : « An Eagle Flight » by Jos Rizal
  • Two dynasties had fallen before the uprising of this fierce democracy.
  • Extract from : « Elsie Venner » by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Antonyms for uprising

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